2019 MCC Hall of Fame honorees

The MCC Hall of Fame honors alumni, community members, and MCC employees whose personal and professional accomplishments and positive contributions to the college and community set them apart. They amaze and inspire.

This year’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony takes place Oct. 24, 6 - 8 p.m.
MCC Theatre, 1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, AZ 85202.
RSVP required - mesacc.edu/alumni/hall-fame.
Bios of each honoree are available here.

Alumni Achievement honorees have reached the pinnacle of accomplishment in their chosen professions. Selections are based on professional accomplishments such as leadership and impact, innovation, mentoring, awards and honors, as well as service and volunteerism.

F. Rockne Arnett

F. Rockne "Roc" Arnett,
retired CEO/president of East Valley Partnership, first MCC student body president

John Meza

John Meza,
30-year career with Mesa Police Department

Mark Milliron

Mark Milliron, Ph.D.,
award-winning leader, author, speaker and consultant

Sasan Poureetezadi

Sasan Poureetezadi,
Chief Technology Officer, Town of Gilbert

David King Udall

David Udall,
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge

Excellence in Teaching honorees are residential faculty members who, over a number of years, have epitomized the role of faculty in higher education. Recipients distinguish themselves as exceeding expectations in their contribution to the classroom, the college, the district, the profession, and the community.

Scott Russell
Scott Russell, Ph.D.,
MCC Faculty Emeritus, Anthropology
David Schultz
David Schultz,
MCC Residential Faculty, Mathematics

Service honorees have provided significant and exemplary service to MCC and/or the community. Community members providing significant and exemplary service to MCC are eligible for this honor.

Ann Tway Ewing

Ann Tway Ewing, Ph.D.,
MCC Faculty Emeritus, Psychological Science

Distinguished MCC Staff honorees are recognized for sustained, outstanding contributions in areas such as development of programs at MCC, enhancement of MCC’s reputation, excellence in serving students and commitment to shaping the future.

Garrison Tahmahkera

Garrison Tahmahkera,
MCC Retiree, American Indian Center

Outstanding Athlete honorees are selected, in part, based on contributions to sports while at MCC including earning All-America honors as well as All-Conference and All-Region. In addition, helping teams to national honors and earning NJCAA All-Academic recognition is taken into consideration.

Pau Tonnesen

Pau Tonnesen,
MCC Track and Field, NJCAA, 2016 Olympics

Outstanding Coach honorees are individuals recognized for accomplishments in areas such as national championships, a large number of conference and regional championships, development of All-Conference and All-America players, as well as NJCAA All- Academic recognitions.

Sandra Stultz

Sandra Stultz,
MCC Softball and Basketball